Welcome to Canada: Publications for newcomers

Moving to Canada is an exciting opportunity, but also a great challenge. The publications on this page can help you find what to expect in your first few weeks of coming to Canada and learn how to

  • find a place to live
  • work and go to school
  • access health care
  • connect with your community
  • manage money and finances in Canada

You will also find information on employment, health care and how to get help settling in Canada.

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Brochure: Helping Newcomers Succeed

Our brochure breaks down how you can start your life in Canada.

Publications by topic

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Before Your Arrival

Prepare before you arrive. Learn about free pre-arrival services.

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After Your Arrival

Learn about important things to do after you arrive.

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Get settled and, start preparing for your new home.

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Get ready to work in Canada. Learn about career options and services.

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Health Care Services

Learn about health care in Canada and how to get the services you need.

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Money and Finances

Start planning for the future. Find out about the cost of living in Canada.

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Build Your Community

Learn about building community connections in Canada.

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Education is important. Get familiar with schooling in Canada.

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Post-Secondary Education

Continue your learning. Find more about post-secondary education.

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Foreign Credential Recognition

Learn about Foreign Credential Recognition, and how to set yourself up for success.

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